Swiggy acquihire Bengaluru-based AI startup Kint.io

Following the acquisition, Pavithra Solai Jawahar and Jagannathan Veeraraghavan, Founding Members of Kint.io, will join the Swiggy team.
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Swiggy, an online food delivery platform, has acquihired a Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup, Kint.io, which applies deep learning and computer vision for identifying objects in videos.

In 2018, Swiggy had appointed Dale Vaz as Head Engineering and Data Sciences to build the AI-driven platform for hyperlocal discovery and on-demand delivery.

Following the acquisition, Pavithra Solai Jawahar and Jagannathan Veeraraghavan, Founding Members of Kint.io, will join the Swiggy team.

Dale Vaz, Head of Engineering and Data Sciences, Swiggy, said, "The team at Kint.io comes with an exceptional understanding and expertise in AI, machine learning and data sciences. This acquihire is part of Swiggy's strategy to scale our tech prowess by bringing in entrepreneurial teams that can solve unique customer problems while leveraging the network and resources at Swiggy. We provide a unique mix of strong entrepreneurial DNA and professional leadership that gives startup teams the ownership and leverage to move fast and make a big impact."

"The team joins us at a very exciting time. The focus has never been more intense on building industry-changing technology in AI and other areas. We look forward to working together on great new features and capabilities," he added.

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